Cycling at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Antwerp and surrounding area
Track cycling Vélodrome d'Anvers Zuremborg
Dates 9 August – 10 August
Cyclists 103 from 14 countries
Top ranked countries
Great Britain: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Sweden: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Netherlands: 1st  2nd  3rd  
« 1912 1924 »

The cycling competitions at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp consisted of two road racing events and four track racing events, all for men only.[1] The 50 km track event was held for the first time at these Games.

Medal summary[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual time trial
details
 Harry Stenqvist
Sweden (SWE)
 Henry Kaltenbrun
South Africa (RSA)
 Fernand Canteloube
France (FRA)
Team time trial
details
 France (FRA)
Achille Souchard
Fernand Canteloube
Georges Detreille
Marcel Gobillot
 Sweden (SWE)
Harry Stenqvist
Sigfrid Lundberg
Ragnar Malm
Axel Persson
 Belgium (BEL)
Albert Wyckmans
Albert De Bunné
Jean Janssens
André Vercruysse

Track cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Sprint
details
 Maurice Peeters
Netherlands (NED)
 Horace Johnson
Great Britain (GBR)
 Harry Ryan
Great Britain (GBR)
50 kilometres
details
 Henry George
Belgium (BEL)
 Cyril Alden
Great Britain (GBR)
 Piet Ikelaar
Netherlands (NED)
Tandem
details
 Great Britain (GBR)
Thomas Lance
Harry Ryan
 South Africa (RSA)
William Smith
James Walker
 Netherlands (NED)
Frans de Vreng
Piet Ikelaar
Team pursuit
details
 Italy (ITA)
Primo Magnani
Arnaldo Carli
Ruggerio Ferrario
Franco Giorgetti
 Great Britain (GBR)
Albert White
Cyril Alden
Horace Johnson
William Stewart
 South Africa (RSA)
James Walker
Sammy Goosen
Henry Kaltenbrun
William Smith

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 103 cyclists from 14 nations competed at the Antwerp Games.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain (GBR) 1 3 1 5
2  Sweden (SWE) 1 1 0 2
3  Netherlands (NED) 1 0 2 3
4  Belgium (BEL) 1 0 1 2
 France (FRA) 1 0 1 2
6  Italy (ITA) 1 0 0 1
7  South Africa (RSA) 0 2 1 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 December 2013.